The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.60% 2.54% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.70% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
652 481 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.81% 94.13% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 542 370 549
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,425 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 34 (66.67%) SQL
3 32 (62.75%) Java
4 26 (50.98%) J2EE
4 26 (50.98%) Linux
4 26 (50.98%) Python
5 24 (47.06%) Perl
5 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (47.06%) REST
6 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (37.25%) SaaS
7 15 (29.41%) Oracle
7 15 (29.41%) JUnit
8 14 (27.45%) UNIX
8 14 (27.45%) C#
9 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
9 13 (25.49%) Scrum
9 13 (25.49%) Ruby
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) .NET
9 13 (25.49%) EJB
9 13 (25.49%) JMS
9 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
9 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
9 13 (25.49%) Maven
9 13 (25.49%) GlassFish
9 13 (25.49%) Kanban
9 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (23.53%) Java EE

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
1 13 (25.49%) GlassFish
2 11 (21.57%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) Simulink
3 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (23.53%) DB2
3 11 (21.57%) Big Data
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.76%) MySQL
5 6 (11.76%) SQLite
6 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) JUnit
2 13 (25.49%) Maven
3 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Electronics
3 5 (9.80%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) J2EE
2 24 (47.06%) REST
3 13 (25.49%) HTML
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
3 13 (25.49%) EJB
3 13 (25.49%) JMS
4 12 (23.53%) Web Services
4 12 (23.53%) Java EE
5 11 (21.57%) XHTML
5 11 (21.57%) RESTful
6 9 (17.65%) XML
7 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (11.76%) POCO
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
8 6 (11.76%) Ajax
8 6 (11.76%) JSON
9 5 (9.80%) WCF
9 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (9.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (9.80%) CAN bus
4 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Kanban
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.49%) Scrum
3 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
4 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (23.53%) Refactoring
5 6 (11.76%) UML
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.80%) OO PHP
6 5 (9.80%) OO
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) MVC
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) Java
3 26 (50.98%) Python
4 24 (47.06%) Perl
5 14 (27.45%) C#
6 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
6 13 (25.49%) Ruby
7 11 (21.57%) C++
8 9 (17.65%) C
9 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.69%) PHP
10 7 (13.73%) MATLAB
11 6 (11.76%) VC++
12 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
12 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
12 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
13 4 (7.84%) VB
13 4 (7.84%) VB6
14 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
14 3 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) VCP4
3 2 (3.92%) HND
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Nagios
1 12 (23.53%) OpenNMS
1 12 (23.53%) Puppet
1 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Twitter
4 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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